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Houston - Tulsa Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Houston to Tulsa. Traveling by bus from Houston to Tulsa usually takes around 17 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance443 mi (713 km)
Shortest duration10h 10m
Cheapest price$54.98
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Houston to Tulsa?

Bus tickets for a trip from Houston to Tulsa cost $56.73 on average. Tickets cheaper than $56.73 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40JunJun

Bus tickets from Houston to Tulsa are expected to cost between $66 and $108 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Tulsa within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $66. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Houston to Tulsa is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only $76. If you're planning to take the bus from Houston to Tulsa during September, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $115. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 28 days in advance to save up to $132.46.

What bus companies travel from Houston to Tulsa?

There are 3 bus lines from Houston to Tulsa available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US319h 16m$97.02
Greyhound417h 1m$97.16
Tornado Bus110h 25m$125.00
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Houston to Tulsa, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Houston to Tulsa every day, with the average journey taking around 17 hours and 1 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tulsa usually start from $55.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 17 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 443 miles from Houston to Tulsa. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Houston to Tulsa for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Houston to Tulsa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Houston to Tulsa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Houston

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Houston, TX - HOU-1

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Houston, Texas is one of the most populous cities and among the most expansive cities in the U.S. As a result, Houston has become the leading commercial center in the Southern United States. Astronomy aficionados recognize Houston as the city where NASA’s Mission Control Center is located, and music fans know Houston as the birthplace of Queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Even though Houston has a relatively small downtown area, it is packed with exciting things you can do while you’re in town. If you’re in the mood for a cultural outing, head to the Theater District where you are sure to find a play or a music performance you’d enjoy, or check out the Museum District that boasts more than 20 different museums and galleries. Since Houston is the most racially and ethnically diverse city in the country, its restaurant scene is one of a kind offering a rich variety of cuisines from all over the world. The many experiences available in Houston make it one of Texas' best vacation destinations.

As one of the main metropolitan cities in the U.S., Houston is very well connected to the rest of the country and the world. The main bus and train stations are both located right in the heart of downtown making it easy to get to your final destination by public transit or car. There are also several airports within the city’s vicinity that provide a good variety of options depending on where you’re flying to or from.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Houston?

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Main departure station: Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

The Bus Terminal at 2121 Main Street is centrally located within downtown Houston and serves as a hub for bus service from Greyhound, Jefferson Lines and Tornado Bus. From Houston’s bus terminal, you might connect to other cities in Texas such as Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, or further afield to Los Angeles and New York. The station is open 24 hours a day, with restrooms, seating, and several food options available onsite. Within a few minutes’ walk from the bus terminal, you’ll find parking, rental car agencies, gas stations, fast food, and a Light Rail station to easily access the rest of Houston.

All bus stations in Houston:

  • Greyhound Terminal Bus Station

  • 2525 Southwest Fwy (Timewise/Shell gas station lot)

  • Downtown - 605 Gray St

  • 6590 Southwest Hwy

  • Tornado Bus Station - Lockwood

  • Tornado Bus Station - Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Tulsa?

Main arrival station: Tulsa Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Tulsa.

All bus stations in Tulsa:

  • Tulsa Bus Station

  • El Mercadito

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